Comhairle Na nÓg

7 October 2022

We are Limerick Comhairle Na nÓg. There is a youth council like ours in every local authority throughout the country – but none are as cool as Limerick (fact). Comhairle operates under the first [...]

Rehearsing Hospitalities 

5 October 2022

Gathering for Rehearsing Hospitalities is a four-day annual gathering in October in Helsinki, Finland, connecting artists, curators and other practitioners within the field of contemporary art. [...]

Justyna Cwojdzińska

The Polish Arts Festival will take place from 14 to 18 September 2022 at locations throughout Limerick city. In episode 46 of the Limerick Lady podcast, Ann and Emma chat with Artistic Director [...]


Ormston House will participate in LUFT – an international networking event in Berlin to highlight and connect the European artist-run scene. Eighteen initiatives from Limerick, The Hague, [...]


Doras invites you to the launch of the Migrant Victim of Crime Support project at Ormston House on Wednesday 24 August, 12-1pm. Learn about this new project for those affected by issues such as [...]

Lauren Guilfoyle

Lauren Guilfoyle is a native of East Clare, and her childhood spent on the sidelines of GAA pitches fueled her passion for sport – a passion which she was determined to make her career. On [...]

The Blindboy Podcast

Ormston House will host The Blindboy Podcast live with special guests Aideen Barry and Strange Boy, curated by El Reid-Buckley as part of the 2022 conference for the International Association for [...]

The Limerick Lady Podcast

Emma Langford and Ann Blake catch up with each other in this month’s episode of The Limerick Lady podcast. They reflect on the month that’s been – whiskey-tasting and talking to [...]

Exhibition proposals: Open Call

Ormston House is seeking exhibition proposals through our free Membership Scheme as part of our Artistic Programme in 2022. For this opportunity, we invite members to submit proposals for either [...]

Joanne Ryan

Our congratulations to Joanne Ryan on being selected as the Limerick artist for the PLATFORM 31 development scheme in 2022. The Association of Local Authority Arts Offices, in collaboration with [...]

Ailbhe Smyth

In the latest episode of The Limerick Lady Podcast, Ann Blake and Emma Langford interview prominent LGBTIQ and feminist activist Ailbhe Smyth, gaining an insight into the woman that has been at [...]

ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services

Sharon Slater and Ormston House have donated €1000 to ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services from proceeds of “100 Women of Limerick”. We are proud to support this charity and the important work they do [...]

More than the reverb

More than the reverb is a series of live events in the formal gardens of the Irish Museum of Modern Art presenting poets, singers and storytellers who share and interweave lullabies, chants, [...]

Eva O’Connor

Eva O’Connor will produce the inaugural Future Limerick: Climate Arts Festival with Hildegarde Ryan and their company Sunday’s Child Theatre from 16-21 May 2022. This month, she joins [...]

Schools & Gardens

Schools & Gardens is a meeting of European and Baltic independent initiatives and spaces in April 2022, organised by the Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Association. This is a key [...]

Tina Nsubuga

Tina Nsubuga joins Emma Langford and Ann Blake on this month’s episode of the Limerick Lady Podcast. Tina is a 29-year-old Ugandan-Irish fashion-tech entrepreneur. Ever evolving and [...]


Maintaining spaces for artists to work and communities to thrive is a difficult task at the best of times. Artists’ incomes tend to be low, intermittent, and without the security of other [...]

Crex Crex: Open Call

Crex crex, crex crex, crex… is a research project connecting artists and field experts to learn about the corncrake bird and its place in Ireland’s natural and cultural heritage. Through [...]

Black Holes: Open Call

Totaldobže Art Centre in Latvia is offering a residency opportunity for artists as part of our Creative Europe project, Artist-Run Network Europe. The Black Holes residency is aimed at artists [...]

Mícheál Keating

Ormston House is delighted to welcome Mícheál Keating as Artist-in-Residence on the 2022 R&R programme. Mícheál is a musician, composer, producer and multimedia artist from rural West [...]

William Keohane

Ormston House is delighted to welcome William Keohane as Writer-in-Residence on the 2022 R&R programme. William is a writer from Limerick. In 2021, he was shortlisted for the Patrick Kavanagh [...]

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